Daily Archives: 2011/09/14

Iceland III – Saga-Stead Journeys

Click to visit© Emily Lethbridge

This project will be very interesting to follow and a great source of inspiration for anyone interested in the sagas. This is how Emily Lethbride, a Cambridge researcher describes her blog, The Saga-Steads of Iceland

The 1000-year-old past described in the medieval Icelandic sagas is written into the landscape all around Iceland. In ‘The Saga-Steads of Iceland: A 21st-Century Pilgrimage’, I am exploring how the sagas are a living literature with an existence beyond the printed page. An ongoing account of my travels can be found on this website in the run-up to the publication of my book about reading the sagas where they take place, and with the people who live in these places today.

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